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Idemitsu Boggabri Coal Mine

Coal mine temporarily closes due to COVID

An Asia-backed coal operation faced short-term delays due to the deadly disease. One employee, who initially tested positive to COVID-19, temporarily closed Idemitsu Australia’s Boggabri Coal...

BHP FIFO workers

FIFO workers wanted for vaccine drive

Queensland’s fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforce have been prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination. FIFO employees have been added to the Sunshine State’s 1B priority list, following the recent...

BHP workers

Stranded FIFO workers report working extended rosters

Remote mine personnel have complained about employers increasing the number of days they are scheduled to work due to state border restrictions. Thousands of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers are unable...

Granites Gold Mine

FIFO worker passes COVID to family members

A remote mine employee transmitted the highly infectious Delta strain to his immediate family members. The wife and daughter of a fly-in fly-out (FIFO) worker, who contracted coronavirus (COVID-19)...

BHP FIFO workers

Thousands of FIFO mine workers wanted

Mining companies are desperately trying to fill a large number of remote jobs that no one is available to perform. The resources sector needs to hire a further 40,000 workers between now and 2023...

Andrew Forrest

Mining magnate censured for criticising fossil fuels

An iron ore mogul was widely rebuked after suggesting everyone who works for the resources industry is behind the times. Andrew Forrest unleashed an angry tirade against industry peers at the 2021...

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